NJ Med School's Fired GC Loses Race-Bias Appeal

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 8:28 PM EDT) -- New Jersey’s appellate court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a race-bias suit filed by the former general counsel of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, a black woman who alleged disparate treatment when the school terminated her to delay a federal indictment.

A two-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division affirmed a summary judgment in the University’s favor, ruling its former in-house counsel, Vivian Sanks-King, had no proof there was motivation behind her forced resignation other than a...
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